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The Moon and Stars are Brighter at Friday Harbour Resort

Did you stay up to see the Perseid meteor shower last week? Every August, the night sky is peppered with little bits of comet debris, which makes for a dazzling overnight show.   The Perseids are bits of the comet Swift-Tuttle, and they often create the most amazing meteor shower of the year. However, if you were in downtown Toronto on the ... Read More

Ripe for the Picking

The Civic Holiday offers a much-needed mid-summer break for many people residing in Southwestern Ontario. It’s the perfect time to go on an extended weekend getaway, reconnect with friends and family over dinner and drinks, and take advantage of all the fresh fruits, veggies and fish ready to pick, catch and/or eat.   If you’re entertaining this weekend, or just ... Read More

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Rainy Day at Friday Harbour? Not a problem!

If you make your way to Friday Harbour with the intentions of hitting the water and playing a few rounds of golf, but Mother Nature has other plans, there is nothing to worry about! Friday Harbour has activities for all types of weather! Don’t just sit in bed binge watching TV shows on a rainy day. Get up and enjoy ... Read More

Things To Do At Friday Harbour When Summer Is At Its Prime

Bird Watching Approximately 60 different bird species currently fly around the natural woodlands at Friday Harbour, most of which can be spotted somewhere along the 7 km trails in the nature preserve. From the red-eyed vireo to the black-capped chickadee, you can expect to see birds you would rarely see around the city.   Experience Lake Simcoe Ontario’s fourth largest ... Read More

VanDutch Marine Always Leaves An Impression

It’s a perfect summer day. The sun is beaming, there’s a gentle breeze in the air, and there’s nowhere else you’d rather be than on Lake Simcoe. You smile as you get on board your opulent VanDutch yacht, a rare vessel that is both effortlessly stylish and incredibly powerful.   People watch in admiration as you cut through the water ... Read More